SOS-16-for-web The state of our School

On August 22, before more than a hundred nursing faculty, staff, students, Medical Center clinicians and administrators, Dean Dorrie K. Fontaine offered a portrait of the School's past year - and a glimpse of what's ahead.
 
So what’s the state of UVA School of Nursing in 2016? Take a look at metrics on ...

Incoming & returning students:

  • 13 = Applicants for every BSN spot, a new record of interest
  • 22% = increase since `14 in applications to the BSN program
  • 40% = Percentage of the BSN class of 2020 who are racially and ethnically diverse
  • 5 = Number of male 1st year nursing students
  • 70% = Increase in RN to BSN enrollees since 2012

`16 graduates:

  • 93% = Percentage of 2016 BSN & CNL grads employed three months after graduation
  • 82% = Percentage of 2016 BSN & CNL grads who received job offers before graduating
  • 66% = Percentage of new nurses who took jobs in Virginia
  • 37% = Percentage of BSN & CNL grads now employed at UVA Medical Center

Among faculty:

  • 10 = Number of new faculty hired in 2016 (including 3 "cluster hires" shared with Architecture and Curry Schools)
  • 39 = Fellow appointments, 28 of which are FAANs
  • 12 = Number of endowed professors in the School
  • $36 million = Amount raised during the Fontaine era (2008-2015)

Want more? Check out the 2016 State of the School address [PDF].